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Chords (click graphic to learn to play)

Ab chord Bb chord C chord C over G chord Dm chord Eb chord F chord Gm chord Bb7 chord Bb/F chord F/A chord
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Intro: ( Dm Bb ) x2
 
            Dm                             Bb/F               C/G            F/A    Bb
I see your teeth flash, Jamaican honey, so sweet, down where Lexington cross 47th Street
         Dm                                Bb/F            F                          C     Ab
She's a big girl, she's standing six foot three, turning tricks for the dudes in the big city
 
NC Ab Eb  Bb                                           F
   Island girl, what you wanting with the white man's world?
Eb      Bb                                     F
Island girl, black boy want you in his island world
            Bb               F/A                      Ab               Eb
He want to take you from the racket boss, he want to save you but the cause is lost
Bb            Bb7          Eb     C    Bb/F                               Gm   F/A    Bb  NC
Island girl, island girl, island girl, tell me what you wanting with the white man's world
 
Bridge: ( Dm Bb ) x2
 
       Dm                               Bb/F          C/G                   F/A                 Bb
She's black as coal but she burn like a fire, and she wrap herself around you, like a well worn tire
             Dm                                  Bb/F
You feel her nail scratch your back, just like a rake
           F                 C/G                Ab
Oh, ho, he one more gone, he one more John who make the mistake
 
NC Ab Eb  Bb                                           F
   Island girl, what you wanting with the white man's world?
Eb      Bb                                     F
Island girl, black boy want you in his island world
            Bb               F/A                      Ab               Eb
He want to take you from the racket boss, he want to save you but the cause is lost
Bb            Bb7          Eb     C    Bb/F                               Gm   F/A    Bb  NC
Island girl, island girl, island girl, tell me what you wanting with the white man's world
 
Solo: ( Dm Bb ) x2 Dm Bb/F C/G F/A Bb   Dm Bb/F F C/G Ab
 
NC Ab Eb  Bb                                           F
   Island girl, what you wanting with the white man's world?
Eb      Bb                                     F
Island girl, black boy want you in his island world
            Bb               F/A                      Ab               Eb
He want to take you from the racket boss, he want to save you but the cause is lost
Bb            Bb7          Eb     C    Bb/F                               Gm   F/A    Bb  NC
Island girl, island girl, island girl, tell me what you wanting with the white man's world
 
Solo: ( Dm Bb ) x2 Dm Bb/F C/G F/A Bb   Dm Bb/F F C/G Ab
 
NC Ab Eb  Bb                                           F
   Island girl, what you wanting with the white man's world?
Eb      Bb                                     F
Island girl, black boy want you in his island world
            Bb               F/A                      Ab               Eb
He want to take you from the racket boss, he want to save you but the cause is lost
Bb            Bb7          Eb     C    Bb/F                               Gm   F/A
Island girl, island girl, island girl, tell me what you wanting with the white man's
 
Bb/F                               Gm   F/A
tell me what you wanting with the white man
Bb/F                               Gm   F/A   Dm Bb  Dm Bb  Dm Bb
tell me what you wanting with the white man
 
 
Chords:
  Dm Bb F Eb F/A Ab or   Bb/F C/G Gm
e-1-----1--3--1------4-------------3------------------------------------
B-3--3--1--4--1---1--4----3----1---3------------------------------------
G-2--3--2--3--2---1--5----3----0---3------------------------------------
D-0--3--3--5--3---1--6----3----2---5------------------------------------
A----1--3--6--0---3--6-------------5------------------------------------
E-------1---------4--4----1----3---3------------------------------------

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